As care providers, we’re seeing an increase in young athletes with repetitive stress injuries. Twelve and 13 year-old players are injuring the tissue near the ends of their bones known as growth plates. Sometimes they are tearing the tissue that surrounds their shoulder sockets.
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Cheerleading – like any sport – is great. The chance for children and teens to work together with teammates and to get regular exercise with practices and games or performances is very beneficial to their overall health. But, like any sport, cheerleading requires attention to prevent injuries. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare for practice.
Happy New Year! Often, but especially this time of year, people will ask my LifeCenter colleagues and me, “How can I lose weight?”